Prowlers Win 8th In a Row

by David CesefskeĀ 

The Hometown Prowlers picked up their 8th with in a row Saturday night powering their way to a 6-2 victory over the North Shore Knights. The Prowlers dominated on both ends of the ice, goaltender Michael Santguida picked up the win stopping 31 of 33 shots, also picking up first star honors.

Port Huron came out strong in the first period with two early goals coming off the sticks of Yianni Liarakos and Nathan Robson, the Prowlers would hold that lead of 2-0 after the first 20 minutes of play. Port Huron was equally impressive in the defensive zone as Michael Santaguida stopped all 11 shots he faced, getting his second consecutive start versus the visiting Knights.

The second period was very similar to the opening twenty minutes of play as Port Huron was able to light the lamp two more times with goals from Dalton Jay and Austin fetterly, Fetterly's goal coming off a nice backhand breakaway chance. North Shore was able to stay in the contest with a goal by captain Radoslav Konechny but still trailed 4-2 after two periods of play

Port Huron would add to their lead in the third to push the score to 6-2.The final goal off the stick of forward Alex Johnson who buried a rocket over the right shoulder of Knights goaltender Christian Pavlas.

The Prowlers will have a short break before they hit the road to resume action on Thursday, Jan 4th against the Danville Dashers, puck drop will be at 8:00 PM at the David S. Palmer Arena.